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. the pentagon says the fbi has uncovered thousands of potentially inappropriate emails between allen and jill kelley, the woman who complained of harassment from petraeus' lover, paula broadwell. her complaint to the fbi led to the discovery of broadwell and petraeus' relationship, prompting petraeus' resignation on friday. allen succeeded petraeus in afghanistan last year. the pentagon says allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now, but that plans to nominate him to become nato's supreme allied commander are on hold pending the outcome of the investigation. responding to the revelations, white house spokesperson jay carney reaffirmed on tuesday president obama's faith in general allen. >> i can tell you the president thinks very highly of general allen and his service to his country, as well as the job he has done in afghanistan. at the request of the secretary of defense, the president has put on hold general allen's nomination as supreme allied commander in europe pending the investigation of his conduct by the department of defense. >> to talk more about the significance
.s. commander in afghanistan. the pentagon says the fbi has uncovered thousands of potentially inappropriate emails between allen and jill kelley, the woman who complained of harassment from petraeus' lover, paula broadwell. her complaint to the fbi led to the discovery of broadwell and petraeus's relationship, prompting his resignation on friday. allen succeeded petraeus in afghanistan last year. the pentagon says allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now, but the plans to nominate him to become nato's supreme allied commander are on hold pending the outcome of an investigation. on monday night, fbi agents continued their probe by searching broadwell's north carolina home. as the obama administration faces turmoil with two top military leaders, reports are continuing to emerge of the potential makeup of its second term cabinet. according to the washington post, massachusetts senator and former presidential candidate john kerry has emerged as a potential candidate to become the next secretary of defense. a decorated veteran of the vietnam war, john kerry became known in the
, dogged by the u.s. government, by the fbi? they took back his passport. will kaufman: yeah. he would havei guess it would have been around in the late '40s, when he actually met robeson, because both of them were on the board of people's songs, which was an organization started by pete seeger as a means, again, of energizing the union movement through song. and he admired paul robeson very much. i don't believe he ever sang with them. i saw one letter in which he mentions having met him. but he certainly supported him. and he was there, of course, during thesethe peekskill riots of 1949. amy goodman: well, talk about the peekskill riots. exactly what happened? will kaufman: ok, 1949, august, late august, early september of 1949, the civil rights congress, through people's songs, got paul robeson to agree to sing a benefit concert at the golfing grounds up inor the lakeland picnic area up in peekskill, westchester county. and before robeson even got to the grounds, he neverin fact, he never even made it to the grounds, because for the whole previous week, the peekskill evening star an
and the fbi, the militarization of the local police department, on all of these issues, and not just a presidential campaign, but also the senate race in massachusetts was silent on all of these issues. the candidates were not asked to debate questions relating to civil liberties or privacy. they largely did not bring them of themselves, and the few occasions in which the candidates were asked questions about the issues, they largely ducked them. brown was not proud of his record in terms of voting to authorize wiretaps in the patriot act, but there is a blank slate in these issues. some of the most important issues facing our nation right now, which is about restoring their rule of law, we have seen a real erosion of fundamental @american principles of justice over the past seven years, and elizabeth warren will have a number of opportunities to change that. she is going to have an opportunity to vote on that bill. the gps act would require a law enforcement simply get a warrant before it attracts -- it tracks our location. there are going to be drone's legislation coming out to reg
of the family. the fbi launched an inquiry after kelley said vichy received vicious e-mails from the cia director's by gaffey. agents believe that she or someone close to her had sought access to the e-mail. we spoke to an historian about the significance of the resignation. juan cole is a professor at university of michigan. his latest book is called "engaging the muslim world." >> i was opposed to general betrayers of becoming the head of the cia in the first place. one of their charges is to evaluate policy. one of the things that needed to be evaluated was the surge in afghanistan, the big counterinsurgency program that the jurors put into place and shepherded through as commander on the ground. the cia cannot properly evaluate the program and its head is the author of the program. i am sure the analysts tried and petraeus tried to be objective, but it is not right. that is the real issue. why did the obama administration put an actor in a military role, then as the head of the agency evaluate the actions? i think we need a national debate about obama's troop escalation in afghanista
-- have been arrested on charges of plotting to join al qaeda and kill americans overseas. the fbi says three of the suspects were detained in california last week while the fourth was seized in afghanistan. they are accused of planning to meet without, militants to carry out attacks in afghanistan or yemen. dozens of undocumented college students marched tuesday to the office of kansas secretary of state kris kovach to demand he focus on his state level job instead of the anti-immigrant crackdowns across the nation. his credited with the anti- immigrant laws in arizona and alabama and continue to litigate issues related to immigration and other states. on his website, he refers to myself as a "defender of cities and states that fight illegal immigration." secretary of state kobach father lawsuit challenging president obama is deferred action program that provides temporary relief to some undocumented young people. on tuesday, students from kansas and arizona delivered a letter calling on the secretary of state to focus on his state job or resign. a 13-year-old girl was shot and killed
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by the fbi he had not committed any crimes, then two weeks later, awlaki's 16-year- old son was killed while having dinner with his teenage cousins and friends. there's been no explanation as to why that young american citizen was killed in this drone strike. yet obama authorizing drone strikes to killed three u.s. citizens in two weeks. the year before this happened, you put forward legislation in the co that did not mention al-awlaki's by name, but said the president did not have the right to unilaterally authorized the assassination of the u.s. citizen without due process, only six of your colleagues sign on to that legislation. to me, that is one of the sort of in during symbols of your legacy in congress. the fact you're one of only half a dozen members of congress, not a single senator, to simply state on the record that american citizens have the right not to be assassinated by their own government without due process. what -- what is your sense of how much damage this administration has done to those core causes you fall for for so long? but first of all, thank you. secondly, it is a
vance and nathan ertel, were reportedly arrested and tortured after collaborating with the fbi in an investigation of their employer in iraq, the private sector company shield group security. the men were eventually released and never charged with a crime. wednesday's decision overturns two the previous court rulings allowing the case to proceed. the obama administration followed the bush a ministration in seeking the lawsuit's dismissal. and those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. >> it must be stopped. you must stand united on this incident out frightful assassin of our youth. you can do it by bringing about compulsory education on the subject of narcotics in general. marijuana, in particular. >> more than seven years after the film "refer badness close coast of hysteria over marijuana usage, colorado and washington have become the first states to legal marijuana for recreational use print in a historic move, 52% of voters in colorado supported amendment 64, which will amend the state constitution
and u.s. capitol. the fbi says he conducted detailed surveillance to map out the attack and acquired a small aircraft as part of his plan to carry it out. the plot would have marked the first time militants deployed the drone technology used by the united states to strike targets in foreign countries for an attack inside the united states. he was caught with the help of undercover agents posing as al qaeda operatives who gave him the money to buy the drones. the tactic that is led to allegations of entrapment. a new video has been released from syria showing arm troubles executing a grpp ogovernmentnt soldiers. on the tape, 10 prisoners were forced to lie on top of one another at an overrun military checkpoints. anti-government fighters are seen kicking and taunting the captured soldiers before opening fire. amnesty international has condemned the footage saying its picks "utter disregard for international humanitarian l new reports warning global inequality has reached a 20-year high. according to the group save the children, poverty that havee previously been concentrated in the wo
not terrorists as alleged by the government and then no crime would have occurred if not for the role of the fbi informant. after hearing from prosecutors and defense attorneys on monday, a three-judge panel of the second u.s. circuit court of appeals said it would rule at a later date. an african-american muslim and 10-year veteran of the u.s. army has come forward to reveal he has been placed on the u.s. no- fly list without explanation. sp to the guardian, the former air force service member saaadiq long says he has been visited -- prevented from visiting his ailing mother in oklahoma after learning the department of homeland security has barred him from flying to the united states. long had bought a ticket to oklahoma shortly after learning his mother's congestive heart condition had worsened. a federal appeals court heard the case monday in a case challenging arizona law that bans abortion after 20 weeks gestation or 18 weeks post fertilization, except in medical emergencies. abortion-rights advocates call the measure among the most extreme of the more than six similar bans across the unite
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